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Table 3 Rhythm during cardiac arrest and outcomes

From: Rhythms and prognosis of patients with cardiac arrest, emphasis on pseudo-pulseless electrical activity: another reason to use ultrasound in emergency rooms in Colombia

Rhythm* N (%) ROSC 24-h survival Survival at hospital discharge
PEA 23 (21.3%) 2 (8.7%) 1 (4.3%) 0 (0%)
pPEA 33 (30.5%) 20 (60.6%) 16 (48.4%) 11 (33.3%)
ASYSTOLE 36 (33.3%) 10 (27.7%) 6 (16.6%) 1 (2.7%)
VF/VT 16 (14.8%) 9 (56.2%) 9 (56.2%) 6 (37.5%)
  1. PEA pulseless electrical activity, pPEA pseudo-pulseless electrical activity, VF/VT ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia
  2. *p = <0.001